The Exotic East: the Magic of Weber, Saint-Saëns, and more

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15-16 Season Be enchanted by the exotic and the unknown in a program that highlights fascinations with foreign myths, including depictions of Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Chinese princess Turandot. Plus, pianist Stephen Hough joins the SF Symphony in Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No. 5, Egyptian.


Edwin Outwater


San Francisco Symphony


Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis

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  1. Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  2. Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  3. Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  4. Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music, an informative talk by Laura Stanfield Prichard, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

Guest artist signing: Pianist Stephen Hough will be available for autographs following the January 28-31 concerts. Signing takes place in the orchestra lobby, near the Symphony Store.

Program Support

The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.

Symphony Pass Eligible

Symphony Pass, perfect for culture vultures, night owls, busy bees, and social butterflies. Learn more.